According to the Grain Farmers of Ontario, corn has a “zillion uses.” I’m not going to disagree! Its website estimates that 1/4 of the items sold in grocery stores contain corn in some form.

Always read the ingredients. If the ingredients are ambiguous or unavailable, don’t eat it!

Foods always made with corn

Beware of hominy, grits and polenta, all of which are pure corn. Finally, huitlacoche or cuitlacoche (otherwise known as Ustilago maydis, or corn smut) is a kind of fungus that transforms corn kernels into a delicacy – if you can eat corn, that is.